Health and Human Service (HHS)

HHS 506     Program Evaluation     3 Credit Hours

This course will provide an introduction to key concepts in program evaluation. Students will learn about the systematic steps involved in evaluating public programs for efficiency and effectiveness. The course will rely on case studies, text examples and discussion. This course is the graduate equivalent of HHS 406. Graduate students enrolled in this course will produce a paper that is substantively different with increased requirements than the paper produced by undergraduates enrolled in HHS 406. In addition, graduate student examinations will require deeper responses that focus on synthesizing both text and journal article materials. (OC)

Restriction(s):
Can enroll if Class is Graduate

HHS 570     Data Science and Ethics     3 Credit Hours

Technological innovations in how individuals, organizations, and governments collect and share personal information have raised myriad concerns regarding how that information can be best protected. In today's highly networked world, individuals must acquire the knowledge and skills to engage with technologies in a safe and secure manor. This course provides an interdisciplinary exploration of the social, legal, ethical, and design challenges that arise when it comes to securing personal information and helping individuals maintain desired levels of privacy at home, work, and everywhere in between. Graduate students interact with a local agency and produce a paper regarding a relevant security issue. Students may not receive credit for both HHS 470 and HHS 570. (OC)

Prerequisite(s): MATH 115 and MATH 116 and (MATH 227 or MATH 217) and (MATH 205 or MATH 215) and CIS 150 and MATH 200 or CIS 200 or ECE 200

HHS 690     Graduate Research     3 Credit Hours

To provide masters candidates with the opportunity to undertake a research project under the supervision of a faculty member. The research topic is chosen by the student, in consultation with a faculty member in the appropriate discipline. Written approval must be obtained at least two weeks prior to registration on a form available in the Graduate Office. The request must include a comprehensive description of the proposed research project, as well as a time line for the project?s completion. (A maximum of 3 credit hours of research course work may be applied toward graduation requirements upon approval from the Program Advisor.)

Restriction(s):
Can enroll if Class is Graduate

HHS 691     Topics in Health IT     3 Credit Hours

This is a graudate seminar focused on the latest developments in Health Information Technology. Topics Vary. See schedule of classes for current offerings. May be elected more than once if topics differ.

Restriction(s):
Can enroll if Class is Graduate

HHS 692     Graduate Internship     3 Credit Hours

The internship provides real-world experience for students in a professional environment. Participating employers hire students within parameters set by the internship program. Students are required to submit a report and evaluation documents at the end of each work assignment and participate in an assessment session with the internship staff. (A maximum of 3 credit hours of internship course work may be applied toward graduation requirements upon approval from the Program Advisor.)

Restriction(s):
Can enroll if Class is Graduate

 
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An asterisk denotes that a course may be taken concurrently.

Frequency of Offering

The following abbreviations are used to denote the frequency of offering: (F) fall term; (W) winter term; (S) summer term; (F, W) fall and winter terms; (YR) once a year; (AY) alternating years; (OC) offered occasionally